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A message from a professor at Ursinius University - Hi Hugh, I’m hoping you will be willing to distribute this to members of the Nature Studies listserv. Thanks, Patrick Hugh Nov 29, 2015 9:52 PM
re Lee Peterson @ Bucktoe - Whoops I did it again, Apparently I was looking at the webpage for Last year's walk with Lee Peterson. The date of This years walk is 9/20/15. And yes it's sold out. I'll look into plan a plan B. Hugh Hugh Sep 18, 2015 9:53 AM
Lee Peterson leading a wild plant forage @ Bucktoe Creek - Lee Peterson leading a wild plant walk @ Bucktoe Creek. Probably only a couple of tickets left so ya better jump if ya wanna go, September 27, 2014 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm Registration:  Hugh Sep 13, 2015 10:40 PM
Berries and Smedly Park Meetup today - Hopefull meet up members, I will be there! The weather report says clearing and partly sunny by 6:30 . Knock on wood. Any question call me, Hugh[masked]   Hugh Jul 15, 2015 4:52 PM
Whoops wrong weekend for Lee Peterson - Thank you ever attentive Meet-Upers. The open house dates are correct, so the Meet Up is Saturday the 25th, NOT this week end. I have corrected the Meetup listing. This is good, got a week plus to plan now! Hugh   Hugh Oct 16, 2014 10:33 PM
Benefit for the Aschuar - The Benefit and concert is still on, but is listed incorrectly on the New Leaf Cafe website as a Cafe Ole concert. Several members of Little Monkeys used to be in Cafe Ole, hence the confusion. See you all there!! Hugh Brenner 610-3 Hugh Aug 23, 2014 1:23 PM
Benifit lecture and music for Aschuar Indian community - Hello Martin, Jackie, Brian, Kathy and anyone else coming to this benefit ! I look forward to seeing every one at the New Leaf Cafe. If you get there, hmmm,  20 minutes early we can take a little walk around and take a look at the local wild edib Hugh Aug 22, 2014 11:39 AM
New Meetup: Forgot to harvest nettle before it flowered? Collect Wood Nettle, and more - Announcing a new Meetup for Nature Studies! What : Last Minute: Forgot to harvest nettle before it flowered? Collect Wood Nettle, and more When Hugh Jun 22, 2014 12:38 PM
2 available tickets for Mushroom Foraging Walk and Lunch at Bucktoe Creek near Kennett Square tomorrow Saturday 7/27 - Lisa and I can't go as her Mom is sick. We'd hate to waste the tickets, we went last year and had a great time and the food was wonderful. I think they cost $35 apiece. If anybody wants them call me[masked] 8490. I've let them Know that Lisa and I a Hugh Jul 26, 2013 7:24 PM
S&T Wilderness Weekend skillshare notes. - Hello fellow preparing people, Just a few notes for this weekend's action packed skill sharing adventure: * Please re read the full description of this weekend's meetup if you plan to attend. If you are bringing guests then MAKE SURE THAT THEY READ FERNANDO ANTONIO S. Jul 18, 2013 5:09 PM
Smedley Park Walk, and my phone # - You can get to Smedley Park by public transportation via SEPTA.Take the 101 Media/69th st trolly to paper mill rd. Bang, you are in Smedly Park. Take a right on Paper Mill rd and walk 5 minutes to the end. (From Philly the Market Street subway going Hugh Jul 4, 2013 4:56 PM
Nutritional value of wild food. Dat's what I been talk'n about! - We've traded nutritional value for more sugars and less fibers. Now we live in a world of easy energy, more leisure time, and we wind up with more disease than ever. Something is wrong with this picture. The food is only one piece of the puzzle, but an Hugh Jun 16, 2013 9:14 AM
Problem: Mycological Association walk Sunday - I alerted Jessica at the Mycological Association of Greater Philadelphia Meet-Up but she might not get the message in time so as a favor to anyone planning on going, I'm giving a heads up. Problems; the map that is posted on the Meet-up site is Hugh May 18, 2013 5:36 PM
(no subject) - referral program mark May 2, 2013 11:15 AM
Wilderness Weekend - Last minute change from site 13 to sites 2 and 4 - Hello all ! Big thanks to Brian of SEPA for doing a bit of recon and discovering that the site we had was a bit too small for our growing group size AND that site #13 would have us SURROUNDED BY BOY SCOUT TROOPS !! Boy Scout tr FERNANDO ANTONIO S. Apr 26, 2013 10:29 AM
Meetup generated maps - This is the second time this year the Meet-up generated map was wrong. My apology to anyone who went to the wrong place. The Meet-up software doesn't let the Organizer check the map. In the future I will get my wife Lisa to go in under her name and che Hugh Apr 22, 2013 11:48 AM
Wilderness Skillshare weekend @ French Creek - A bit of a change: I won't be camping, as I can't get out there until Saturday. But I will come out on Saturday and do a hike to look for edible and medicinal plants. So there. Hugh Hugh Apr 13, 2013 9:46 PM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Hide Tanning - Hugh, mark Dec 21, 2012 5:54 PM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Hide Tanning - Possible, but not advisable. Let me begin by saying I've never tanned hair-on, but the process is essentially the same, scrape, brain, soften and smoke, you're just dealing with one side only. mark Dec 20, 2012 8:31 AM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Hide Tanning - Hey Mark, good to hear from you. Question for you, I know my friend wants to keep the fur on the hide. Is this possible with the techniques you know? hb On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 11:19 AM, mark < Hugh Dec 19, 2012 11:14 PM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Hide Tanning - You all are so cool. Have a great holiday. I am lucky to be a part of a world that's shares. Sent by my phone with love bryan n. Dec 19, 2012 9:39 PM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Hide Tanning - Hi Hugh, Wouldn't say I have enough experience to teach, but I have tanned about half-a-dozen hides, both wet-scrape and dry scrape. I'd be happy to help your friend out if mark Dec 19, 2012 11:19 AM
Hide Tanning - I have a hunter friend in Wayne, Pa who has a beautiful dear hide he just got and  wants to do brain tanning. Anyone experienced in brain-tanning want to do a work-shop for Nature Studies and help my friend out?  Best to call me for details,[masked] Hugh Dec 18, 2012 5:00 PM
Camp-out weekend update - Just wanted to give everyone a heads up there is no potable water at the camp since it is shut down for the winter they shut off the water. You will have to bring water with you or if you like there is a creek running on the property and it could Hugh Nov 11, 2012 7:41 PM
Campout weekend 11/16,17,18 - Guess I should read my email more often. As you may have noticed our weekend skill share and camp-out at French Creek was moved as the campground was filled up.We will be at a private camp owned by the Civil Air Patrol adjacent to the Hawk Mountain san Hugh Nov 10, 2012 4:18 PM
Meetup details changed: Cold Weather Wilderness Weekend- S&T/ Nature Studies - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Nature-S­tudies/events/88574032/ When : Friday, November 16,[masked] FERNANDO ANTONIO S. Nov 6, 2012 11:55 PM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Hurricane fun - Preview not available Denise Oct 29, 2012 2:04 PM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Hurricane fun - Preview not available Hugh Oct 29, 2012 11:11 AM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Hurricane fun - How do you distill pine oil in the woods? Thanks, Noah Guarden las semillas y lleven palas. From: Hugh <[address removed]> Sender: Nature Noah Oct 29, 2012 5:57 AM
Anybody going to Smedely Park? - Not raining at the moment and Katie needs a walk. I'll be at the Paper Mill Septa stop at 11:15, but I can't wait long. Hugh Hugh Oct 28, 2012 10:01 AM
Hurricane fun - Hurricane Sandy reminds me that the Chinese word for “crisis” is made up of two characters, the first means “danger”; the second “opportunity.” Right. After you batten down the hatches check your supplies, it's time to harvest every Hugh Oct 27, 2012 11:12 AM
weekend camping, foraging and bushcraft - Looks like the weather will be nice for the weekend, yay. Hugh Sep 27, 2012 5:03 PM
Full moon camping, foraging and bushcraft 9/29 - 30 - Last weekend Lisa and I went to the campground we'll be using in September and met Brian. I saw the area where we will be camping and he showed us around. It's a really beautiful hemlock forest, adjoining Hawk Mountain and some state game land. There a Hugh Sep 17, 2012 2:20 PM
Bucktoe creek foraging - I have two tickets worth $50 for the foraging event at bucktoe creek preserve tomorrow Sunday 8/26 9am to 12nn and I can't use them as Lisa and I are too busy getting ready for our wedding in 6 days. The preserve is located just NW of Kennett Square @ Hugh Aug 25, 2012 10:25 PM
medicinal herbs for depression - Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to take a class from David Winston for free. It's online Monday June 25 at 7pm, but you have to register ahead of time. David Winston is one of the best teachers and herbalists on the east coast. He lives near the Hugh Jun 23, 2012 12:23 PM
Fun this weekend - The mulberries and cherries have been great. The raspberries are going to be incredible this year. Hope I'm not out of town when they fruit. Grapes seem to be coming along well. For the umpteenth year I got no Mayapple fruit. Dang! Big weekend Hugh Jun 21, 2012 1:11 AM
Yikes it's spring J. Knotweed and Fiddle Heads - If you're planning on coming to the walk on Wednesday let me know if the chance of rain dissuades you. Call me at[masked] 8490. Also call me if you're like "screw the rain dude I want to try this stuff"! I will go with you. Yikes, now the Ostri Hugh Mar 27, 2012 11:55 PM
Yikes it's Spring - I will be doing a few "last minute" herbs walks as certain plants emerge. Plants change as they age and are only good to pick at certain times. Some of the Spring edibles must be harvested when young which means ya gotta be ready to jump when the plant Hugh Mar 25, 2012 10:50 PM
Rosetree park - The walk is on for sure. I'm bringing some chickweed soup, Japanese knot weed in oil and vinegar, mixed greens Italian style, and other stuff. Bring own H2O. hugh Hugh Mar 18, 2012 11:56 AM
Re: [Nature-Studies] Rosetree park change!! - If someone needs a spot please take mine. I had gotten really sick Saturday. Sent from my iPhone Louis Dolente IV Louis Dolente and Sons LLC. 2001 Industrial Hwy.&n Lou Mar 18, 2012 8:11 AM
Rosetree park - Back to plan A. I did some more poking around Rosetree Park and found a few interesting things out there we don't usually see elsewhere. So we will meet as planned behind the amphitheater at 1pm, a Hugh Mar 16, 2012 9:59 PM
Rosetree park change!! - I hiked Rosetree Park yesterday and it ain't popping yet. There's just not much cool springtime stuff coming up yet like there is other places I've visited lately. I'm going to check Ridley Creek State Park today and see what I can find. If anyone has Hugh Mar 16, 2012 9:10 AM
John Heinz park walk - It will likely be cold and windy, but as long as it's not raining hard I'll be there with my thermal undies on. And something over them. IF you think you're not likely to make it, cancel out in time for one of the eager beavers to jump in your Hugh Feb 10, 2012 11:31 PM
interesting meetup - Survive and Thrive Meetup is having a very valuable meetup on 1/29 @ 4pm in Philly. It is a condensed review of primitive and urban survival skills. How to stay warm, dry, and sane, find food, grow your own, food storage, medical basics, security etc. Hugh Jan 19, 2012 11:32 AM
Pa Dutch Herbal Medicine - Sauer's Herbal Cures: America's First Book of Botanic Healing Sunday, November 6th, 2pm Ridley Hugh Oct 30, 2011 7:31 PM
Pine Barrens Sunday - Lisa and I are going on a walk with the Pinelands Alliance on Sunday in the Pinebarrens, at Franklin Parker Preserve, 9 am to 2pm. Just a nature walk, not a walk I'm involved in except as a participant. A friend of ours decided not to go s Hugh Oct 21, 2011 10:03 PM
Autum forraging - Hello all I'm in my autumn mania. Nature's telling me to stock up for the winter, and my kitchen and living room and dining room runnith over with plants. Here are some tips for you. The two indigenous grapes are concord, dime size sw Hugh Oct 15, 2011 1:03 AM
More 'Shrooms and Stuff Sprouting Up! - Check out: Fungus Fest 2011 , free by the NJ Mycological Association, Sunday 9/25 10 a.m. - 4p.m. Morristown, NJ http://www.njmyco.org/download­ables/FF11-pos Hugh Sep 24, 2011 2:17 AM
Check out the Eastern Pennsylvania Permaculture Guild meetups. They have some cool stuff coming up. - From their site: "10/2/11 We will be learning how to build furniture (and make art) with willow with our workshop leader Bim Willow (author of 5 books on the subject). There are various structures to chose from (chairs, loveseat, potting bench, tre Hugh Sep 17, 2011 1:34 AM
S&T Weekend Wilderness Meetup time change and details - In order to accomodate the schedules of our members we have pushed the caravan rally times back 1.5 hours. 5pm instead of 3:30 for the Philly group to meet at Liberty Lands 3rd and Poplar sts 19123. 6pm instead of FERNANDO ANTONIO S. Sep 7, 2011 4:40 PM
Nuts to you - Beat the squrrils! Gather up those acorns, smash them and separate from the husks. Put them in a pot of water at low temp and keep changing the water until no longer bitter. Depending on how much tannin they had to begin with it can take anywhe Hugh Sep 6, 2011 10:43 PM
Tomorrow "Wildman" Steve Brill walk - FYI, Lisa and I can't make it to the "Wildman" Steve Brill walk tomorrow. We are getting our $ back so our two spots are open. I would imagine there are others also. If you are interested call[masked] to Pennypack Farm and show up w Hugh Aug 17, 2011 1:01 PM
New Meetup: Nature Studies with a twist - Announcing a new Meetup for Nature Studies! What : Nature Studies with a twist When : Saturday, January 15,[masked]:00 PM Price : $5.00 Hugh Dec 15, 2010 11:53 PM
Check out this bird watching class I'm teaching! - Hi Everyone! ? I am?really excited about this!??I have loved being in Nature and identifying birds and trees and plants since I was Laura M. Sep 26, 2010 1:51 PM
Re: [Nature-Studies] New Meetup: Tyler State Park, weed walk - Thank for the invitation.? I won't be able to join you this time -- My husband and I are having an early anniversary dinner Sun.? I love that place!? Lot's of?poison ivy?though, so be prepared. ? Laura Laura M. Sep 24, 2010 1:28 PM
New Meetup: Tyler State Park, weed walk - Announcing a new Meetup for Nature Studies! What : Tyler State Park, weed walk When : Sunday, September 26,[masked]:00 PM Where : Tyler Hugh Sep 24, 2010 10:11 AM
Hugh added a post - I am at last crawling out from under the mountain of work that fell on me, and can put some energy into putting my dream together. I plan to have 1/2 or whole day outings on the last Sunday of the month. Unless everyone thinks this sucks... I will als Hugh Aug 1, 2010 1:11 AM
Next meeting. - I'm thinking of having the next meeting at the Cynwyd nature trail, Lower Merion Township. The path starts at the Cynwyd Septa train station. Cynwyd is the end of the line for the R-6 train (the other end being Norristown). The township is in the process Hugh Apr 23, 2010 10:50 PM
Hugh added a post - The Wissahickon was lovely, but Lisa Katie and I left after 1/2 hour so we could gather some of the spring greens (and so Katie could go off her leash). We unfortunately left a couple of minutes too soon as we missed one member. Dang. Wood nettles, curly Hugh Apr 23, 2010 10:05 PM
New Meetup: SPRING !!! - Announcing a new Meetup for Nature Studies! What: SPRING !!! When: Sunday, April 18,[masked]:00 PM Price: $1.00 per person Where: Valley Green Inn Valley Green Road at Wissahickon Creek's Forbidde Hugh Apr 16, 2010 1:31 AM

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